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Sep 20, 2012 12:00pm PDT
board, the dow turned around, up 13. s&p is flat >>> the new season of the san francisco symphony is underway. the opening celebration was last night at davies symphony hall followed by a gala performance led by if i amed conductor michael tiltton thomas. this is the symphony's 101st season. >>> a fort bragg teacher is being honored for thecarnegie medal for rescuing a surfer. the teenager was struggling off the mendicino coast. he is one of two californians being honored. the other one was a san francisco man who died trial while trying to rest is skew a come off carmel. >>> we are checking on the condition of that 11-year-old boy who was shot in that shooting in oakland and what is the city doing to curb violent crimes. >>> thanks for joining us on ktvu channel 2 news. join us again next time news breaks, on ktvu and and mobile. Ñó
Sep 10, 2012 12:00pm PDT
down 21. the nasdaq is down 25. the s&p is down 4. >>> well, gas prices continue to go up nationwide. the average price went up 8 cents in the last two weeks to $3.84. that would be a bargain here for the bay area. the new lundberg survey shows that san francisco has the highest priced gas in the state with an average of $4.24 a gal -- a gallon. >>> another announcement from apple is on the way. many think they will announce the breakout of the apple 5. some people believe there are you crew -- believe there are clues hidden in the design confirming rumors of a larger screen and thinner device. >>> the new ktvu app is ready to downtown. you can watch all of our news live, bay area weather and video of breaking news, any time, anywhere. >>> redwood city police are search fog a man who has been missing for almost a week. family members say eric olathe haggler was last seen in -- mathew haggler was last seen in san carlos. if you see him call police. >>> a black bear is black in the -- is back in the wild after taking a stroll through a southern california neighborhood. >> the bear was
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT
5 is up right now, the dow currentlyup 17, nasdaq up 8, s&p up two. >>> some concord city workers are holding an unusual protest today by reporting to their jobs. today is one of 13 mandatory furlough days for many city workers. the employs say the furloughs are illegal so they plan to go to work. city leaders though are not commenting so far but they have said they will discipline any worker who attempts to provide public services on furlough days. >>> the white house today announced it is putting california's high speed rail project on the fast track in an effort to put people to work. president obama's plan calls for a faster permit and review process for building the fresno to bakersfield stretch. the project received 3 billion dollars in federal funding. the white house also announced plans to speed up the permit and review process for the downtown san francisco ferry terminal expansion. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 did you see it? or perhaps you would like to see it again. breathtaking views all over the bay area as the endeavour made its final flight passing ove
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
before the financial crisis. the dow jones industrial average is currently down 3, nasdaq down 16 and s&p 500 down 6. among the stocks to watch, the most valuable company, apple. they are trading at 69 $7 due to record-breaking sales. preorders topped 2 million in just 24 hours and that's more than double the amount for phone orders. the company says the orders are greater than the initial supply and lists expect long lines when the phones hit stores this friday. >>> they delayed the plan to create the world's largest digital library.$♪ they put off a final ruling as they consider class action status to a group of authors. it would be less expensive to try them all to they are asking for each copyrighted book google is using. >>> the national hockey league lock out is now underway and no new talks are scheduled. it could last awhile. the players released a video blaming the owners for the labor dispute. they say they are working towards a deal which is fair for everyone involved. however with no hockey being played, it is sure to hurt on game days around the hp pavilion. >> it gets su
Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm PDT
struggling neighbors. right now, the dow is up 61. the nasdaq, is down about 4 and s&p up 3. >>> three san jose counsel members are planning a push to crack down on businesses that cheat on their taxes. the council says millions of dollars of marijuana business taxes have not been paid in the past year alone. they are required to pay under a law that allows the city to pass marijuana collectives up to 7% of the sales. members plan to take the proposal to the council committee tomorrow. >>> today, more disappointing news about jobs. the labor department said that u.s. employers posted fewer jobs in july than they did in june. with almost 13 million people unemployed, an average of 3 1/2 people were competing for each open position. the ratio is about 2-1 in a healthy economy. >>> a san francisco ordinance requiring cell phone deemers to advertise potential health threats from cell phones is now blocked. the city's ordinance barred yesterday requires retailers to tell customers of the possible dangerous levels of radiation from cell phone use. the court says the city cannot fo
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
by 33. s&p down six. >>> fans of harry potter author j.k. rowling is awaiting her new book. it is number 1 on line. the casual vacancy is the first novel for adults. it as far cry from witchcraft. it is a small english village. this is for fans of the harry potter series. she might write another book set in the same wizardry world as the potter book. >>> they are taking the internet by storm. watch how his mom gets him to calm down. >> ♪ >> that is awesome. >> 7-month-old sebastian and his mother said amy's trick. playing star wars works every time. >> the video has 400,000 views on you tube. >>> san francisco supervisor wants to encourage food markets to carry more fresh food. 0% of corner stores in the bay view district stock fresh fruit it or vegetables. >> it is limited out in the 10er loin and they offer incentives for offering dairy products and whole wheat bread. >>> the university of california has agreed to a big payout. more on the tentative settlement. more on the infamous pepper spray incident. >> thanks for watching ktvu news. >> oÑ >> the following program contain
Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
involved in many positive community projects. bail has been set at $1 million. >>>s search for a miss -- the search for a missing retired san francisco firefighter will continue in lincoln, nebraska. last night lincoln police received a tip that someone saw a man fitting the description of 69-year-old charlie dude. he left from the amtrak station on wednesday to head to montreal to see his son. he disappeared between denver and chicago. family members last spoke to doud on friday. >>> california state university trustees will vote today on a tuition hike that would kick in voters reject a state tax initiative in november. the university trustees committee vote today and the full board is expected to vote tomorrow. if approved tuition would go up 5% in january. but only if proposition 30 fails. that would mean in state under graduates would pay an additional $150 a semester. >>> new expansion plans are in the works for san francisco's moscone center. 200,000 square feet of convention space would be added to the popular site. that is a photo that was just unvailed. the $2 billion in bus
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm PDT
190 points. the nasdaq and s&p also up 1.5 points. >>> we are just hearing of an arrest in libya in connection with the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. there are few details. according to "reuters" the deputy libyan prime minister announced the arrest today. stevens and three others were killed today after the attacks. stevens was a bay area native. he studied at uc berkeley. his family says they are flying to washington, d.c. to be there when his body is returned. >>> president obama has ordered warships to head to the lib bea yun coast to protect american interests as the controversial film made by a southern california man -- libyan coast to protect american interests as the controversial film made by a southern california man is creating issues, and in baghdad, demonstrators burned the u.s. flag and called the video an insult to the prophet muhammad. [chanting] >> and in yemen, friday testers scaled the -- protesters scaled the walls of the u.s. embassy today. it's unclear if the personnel had been -- american personnel had been rejected. >> to me, to us personally, this
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
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Sep 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. and s&p up four. >> wine grape harvest is expected to be one of the big pest. >> they predict the crop will grow three and a half million tons. >> it is already underway and expected to last several weeks. >> the weather helped produce grapes for unusually good wines. >>> after years of controversy, the first wail mart neighborhood market opened its doors in san ramon. >> in the country club shopping center is smaller than the regular stores for more shopping convenience. the store is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week. features a deli, bakery. locally grown produce and large variety of hispanic items. >> it has created 85 jobs so far. some chains were opposed to walmart opening stores of this type. >>> they finally returned to the classroom. teachers voted to end their strike. they have to vote on a tentative deal within the next couple of weeks. >> the 350,000 school children missed seven school days as a rule of the strike. >>> tonight's object channel 2 news at five. concert ises mean big bucks for area school that is can make money off parking spots and the city treasu
Sep 4, 2012 12:00pm PDT
points at one point and now it's down 26 and 13, 063 and nasdac up again because of apple 12 and s & p up 1.5. >>> san francisco taxi drivers want the city to shut down two new start up companies, sidecar and lift a ride sharing services. drivers use their personal cars and would be passengers arrange for rides through apps. they make donations to the drivers and the companies take a percentage of that. cabs say those drivers don't have enough insurance coverage and don't have to pay for taxi medallions. >>> as i mentioned after weeks of rumors about a product announcement on september 12, apple is now sending out media invites. in a typically cryptic manner apple printed a big 12 in the middle of the invitations with a word that it's almost here on top and below the 12 you can just make it out a shadow that looks like a five. it's widely believed apple will introduce the new iphone 5 at this event. takes place a week from wednesday at the center for the arts in san francisco. >>> today on ktvu channel 2 news at 5, we of course will be continuing to follow the developing story we've been
Sep 6, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of the oakland former mayor. there were 73 in the city as of this time last year. >>> channel 2's cameras went along as santa clara sheriff checked on people on probation. they targeted 15 offenders known to have gang affiliations. under the terms of their probation, they have to allow police into their homes at any time. officers were checking for drugs, guns and the presence of other gang members. >> our goal today is to enforce the laws to deter people from committing crimes and being gang affiliated, you know. educate parents who may not know their children have gang affiliation, show them what to look for. >> reporter: deputies made at least two arrests, one for drugs and one for possession of a firearm. there is no word on how many probation violations they found in all. >>> a san jose man will be taken into custody shortly after a series of bizarre events this morning. it ended with him fall from a roof and getting stuck between two walls. janine de la vega joins us live to tell us why the victory is a suspect. good afternoon, janine. >> good afternoon, tori. this wall righ
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
expected. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is up 80. the nasdaq is up 42. s&p up 14. >>> brazilian police have released the head of google's operations in that country. authorities took fabio jose silva into custody after google's video service youtube refused to take down a video criticizing a local candidate for office. brazilian law prohibits slander, insult or defamation against political candidates. >> it might be worth waking up a few minutes early tomorrow to get a free cup of coffee at 7/11. they will give away free large lattes, cappuccinos and teas. they call free coffee day. >>> today at 5:00, a police chased after some suspects in a street robbery. we're learning about the suspects and we're tracking down a victim in one of those incidents. thank you for trusting the news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. be sure to join us at 5:00. we're always here at and mobile dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomo
Sep 24, 2012 12:00pm PDT
-- the dow is up 6. nasdaq is down 15. the s&p is flat. >>> the oakland housing authority is accepting preapplications for section 8 house. 8,000 spots -- spots are open. applicants have to apply online. the oakland library will help those who don't have access to the internet. preapplications are not first come, first serve. a lottery will be determined to -- will be used to determine who gets on the less. >>> freshmen start at stanford yesterday today. they have to take thinking malters courses for first time, designed to stress the importance of critical thinking skills. the university want them to make certain classes outside of their major. >>> a welcome center will open at 1:00 p.m. today on valencia and 16th for the celebration that will include a short had term screening, a concert, and a mass bike ride on friday evening. the movement designed to raise the profile of bicycles as urban transportation began in san francisco on the last friday in december back in 1992. >>> today at 5:00, san francisco's police chief meets with the community following a shooting that led to protest
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
quarter. the dow is down 51. nasdaq is down 14. s&p down 6. >>> lie vau stras is moving to a new location in san francisco. the clothing retailer will leave union square and move to market street. the space is a little smaller than the current store but the south of market area is becoming more of a destination for international and local shoppers. >>> economists say east contra costa county has the strength to build strong businesses but work still needs to be done. that was the common theme at yesterday's collaborative event. that was the case yesterday. the antioch chamber of commerce has been working for more than a year to come up with a plan to stimulate job growth. >>> tonight is the start of fright night at san jose's winchester mystery house. the grounds of the reportedly haunted home of sara winchester will be filled with scary attractions. there is also a mysterious corn maize. it runs through november 3rd. >>> a dire warning in our nation's capitol about plans to cut federal funds from an earthquake early-warning system. how big a setback this could be. thank you for
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